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  • Reversing course, Trump admits Obama was born in the U.S.

    WASHINGTON – After five years as the chief promoter of a lie about Barack Obama’s birthplace, Donald Trump abruptly reversed course Friday and acknowl ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • A shrinking Army aims to keep citizen-soldiers combat ready

    FORT STEWART, Ga. – Before citizen-soldiers of the 48th Infantry Brigade deployed to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Georgia National Guard troops ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Economists: Trump's economic plans depend on unlikely growth

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump attached a price tag for the first time Thursday to an economic vision promising what many economists say is impossible: lower ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:34 am
  • Reflective Clinton returns to campaign trail after pneumonia

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Back on the campaign trail, a reflective Hillary Clinton said Thursday her three-day, doctor-mandated break gave her new perspectiv ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:35 am
  • False clues make it tough to find WADA hackers

    LONDON – Medical data from some of the world's leading athletes has been posted to the web and the World Anti-Doping Agency says Russians are to blame ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:34 am
  • Bayer buying Monsanto, will create global chemical, ag giant

    American seed and weed-killer company Monsanto and German medicine and farm chemical maker Bayer are combining in a deal that could help farmers produ ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:31 am
  • Sea ice in Arctic shrinks to second lowest level on record

    WASHINGTON – Arctic sea ice this summer shrank to its second lowest level since scientists started to monitor it by satellite, with scientists saying ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:29 am
  • Pipeline protest site a city unto itself with school, meals

    NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. – Tribal flags, horses, tents, hand-built shelters and teepees dominate one of the biggest, newest comm ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:28 am
  • 13-year-old with BB gun killed by police in Columbus, Ohio

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – A black boy. A white Ohio police officer. A pellet gun that looked like a real weapon. And a deadly shooting.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's job forecast is not so bold

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's prediction that 25 million jobs would be created by his economic plan in a decade isn't nearly as bold as it might sound. ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Trump tries to repurpose Clinton's attacks against her

    WASHINGTON – Racist. Divisive. Lacks policy details.Those are the jibes Donald Trump has recently un ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • In leaked emails, Powell calls Trump a 'national disgrace'

    WASHINGTON – In a trove of newly leaked emails, former Secretary of State Colin Powell calls Donald Trump “a national disgrace” and suggests his own R ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Melania Trump releases more immigration details, no records

    WASHINGTON – Melania Trump released a letter Wednesday from an immigration attorney that provided more detail on what she said was her legal pathway t ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 2:27 pm
  • GOP gains ground on Democrats in voter registration in key states

    WASHINGTON – Republicans have gained ground on Democrats in registering voters in three battleground states and kept their razor-thin advantage in Iow ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Israel denies its aircraft harmed after raid in Syria

    JERUSALEM – The Israeli military struck artillery positions in Syria on Tuesday after a projectile from that country's civil war hit the Israeli-contr ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 11:35 pm
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